Nanoscience News

10/02/2018

‘Spacesuits’ Protect Microbes Destined to Live in Space

The unique system captures carbon dioxide and converts it into chemicals that can be used by industry or, someday, in space colonies.​

09/23/2018

Physics Theory Used to Predict Crowd Behavior

Cornell researchers have developed a highly accurate mathematical approach to predict the behavior of crowds of living creatures.​

09/23/2018

TINY Cancer Detection Device Proves Effective in Uganda Testing

Early testing has resulted in about 94 percent agreement with traditional methods, with results being generated in a matter of hours instead of weeks.​

08/27/2018

Cryo-Electron Microscopy Sheds New Light on Batteries

Technique  helps scientists explore a major problem with Li-metal batteries that can cause short-circuiting, even failure.

08/20/2018

Tying Electrons Down With Nanoribbons

Strips of graphene with potential applications in quantum computers.​

07/27/2018

Electron Microscope Detector Achieves Record Resolution

The microscope is able to detect with startling clarity a missing sulfur atom – “a defect in the lattice” – in a 2D material.

07/27/2018

Reprogrammable Braille

Researchers develop a framework to encode mechanical memory in a featureless structure – an elastic shell.

07/17/2018

A Multifunctional, Multiscale, Reconfigurable Surface

Composite surface has features that can move microparticles, mix droplets, repel biofilms and more.

07/12/2018

Next-Generation Robotic Cockroach Can Explore Underwater Environments

'HAMR’ can walk on land, swim, and walk underwater.

06/29/2018

Weighing the Planet's Biological Matter

Though only one nine  thousandth  of the planet's biomass, humans have an outsized impact on Earth.

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